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Cyclone Fani: Living without electricity, residents protest on streets
India

Cyclone Fani: Living without electricity, residents protest on streets

On May 3, Cyclone Fani made landfall in Odisha and left a trail of destruction. As the coastal state is struggling to pick up its pieces, residents are losing cool, and naturally so.
Cyclone Fani: 16 dead, Puri struggles to return on feet
India

Cyclone Fani: 16 dead, Puri struggles to return on feet

Cyclone Fani, the rare storm which hit Odisha on Friday wreaked havoc in Puri, the home of Lord Jagannath, with residents struggling in the absence of drinking water and food. The death toll due to Fani (pronounced as Foni) reached 16.
#CycloneFani strikes West Bengal: Heavy rain batters Kolkata; trees uprooted
India

#CycloneFani strikes West Bengal: Heavy rain batters Kolkata; trees uprooted

One of the biggest cyclones to hit India in 20 years, Cyclone Fani entered West Bengal on Saturday morning a day after making landfall in Odisha, where eight people lost their lives.
#CycloneFani: How to stay safe during a cyclone?
India

#CycloneFani: How to stay safe during a cyclone?

Cyclone Fani made landfall in the Puri district of Odisha this morning.
BJP releases second list of candidates, Sambit Patra gets Puri
Politics

BJP releases second list of candidates, Sambit Patra gets Puri

The Bharatiya Janata Party released its second list of candidates for upcoming Lok Sabha elections late on Friday night.
Delhi: Dense fog disrupts flights and trains
India

Delhi: Dense fog disrupts flights and trains

On Friday morning, at least a dozen flights from Delhi was put on hold for nearly three hours, as a dense fog engulfed the national capital, leading to poor visibility conditions.
SC: Policemen can't wear shoes, carry weapons into Jagannath Temple
India

SC: Policemen can't wear shoes, carry weapons into Jagannath Temple

After violence erupted at the iconic Jagannath Temple in Puri on October 3, the Supreme Court, on Wednesday, said that no policemen should enter the temple with weapons and shoes.
Red alert sounded as cyclonic storm Titli heads towards Odisha
India

Red alert sounded as cyclonic storm Titli heads towards Odisha

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a warning that a cyclonic storm, Titli, is developing in the Bay of Bengal and moving towards the Andhra Pradesh and the Odisha coast.
Puri violence: 5 policemen suspended for negligence, 18 persons arrested
India

Puri violence: 5 policemen suspended for negligence, 18 persons arrested

Five policemen have been suspended for dereliction of duty following the violence that rocked Puri on October 3 over protests at Jagannath temple, police said.

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